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SocketCam –
Software-Based Barcode Scanners

SocketCam turns any smartphone or tablet into a high-performance barcode scanner.

iPhone-scanning-barcode

No External Scanning Hardware Required

 

Not Everyone Needs a Standalone Barcode Scanner

SocketCam is ideal for customers who:

  • Are new to scanning
  • Perform small amounts of scanning
  • Do not require or are not yet ready for a separate scanning device
  • Have not yet determined that scanning will improve the efficiency of their business

Compare: C820 vs. C860

When it comes to choosing a camera-based scanning solution, we understand that every user has different needs to be considered. Some may require a more basic, budget-friendly option, and others may feel they need more power and versatility in order to optimize their workflow. We currently offer our SocketCam camera-based scanning solution in both a free version (C820) and an enhanced, paid version (C860). Below you can compare the variety of benefits that each has to offer, as well as the symbology's supported by each solution.

C820

Cost

  • Free

Features

  • Basic 1D/2D Barcode scanning
  • Use in either Single Scan mode or Continuous scan mode
  • Supports scanning in both Portrait mode and landscape mode
  • Fast scanning speeds
  • Accurate scanning at close distances
  • Reads some damaged or poorly printed barcodes

  • Codabar (Android Only)
  • Code 39
  • Code 93
  • Code 128
  • EAN-8/JAN
  • EAN-13/JAN
  • Interleaved 2 of 5
  • RSS (Android Only)
  • UPC-A
  • UPC-E

  • Aztec Code
  • Data Matrix (Android Only)
  • MaxiCode (Android Only)
  • PDF417
  • QR Code

C860

Cost

  • End-user pays $5.99/Mo.*

Features

  • Advanced 1D/2D Barcode scanning
  • Use in either Single Scan mode or Continuous scan mode
  • Supports scanning in both Portrait mode and landscape mode
  • Faster scanning speeds
  • Accurate scanning at close and far distances
  • Reads most damaged or poorly printed barcodes
  • Reads multiple barcodes with a single scan
  • Analyzes more complex data
  • Interactive barcode selection
  • Scene configuration
  • Better performance in poor lighting conditions

  • Codabar
  • Codablock A
  • Codablock F
  • Code 11
  • Code 39
  • Code 93
  • Code 128
  • EAN-8/JAN
  • EAN-13/JAN
  • GS1 DataBar
  • Hong Kong 2 of 5 (China Post)
  • Interleaved 2 of 5
  • Matrix 2 of 5
  • MSI (Modified Plessey)
  • NEC 2 of 5
  • RSS
  • Straight 2 of 5
  • Telepen
  • Trioptic
  • UPC-A
  • UPC-E

  • 2D Decode
  • Aztec Code
  • Composite Code
  • Data Matrix
  • MaxiCode
  • Micro QR Code
  • MicroPDF417
  • PDF417
  • QR Code

 

Cost

  • Use in either Single Scan mode or Continuous scan mode

  • Supports scanning in both Portrait mode and landscape mode

  • Scanning speeds

  • Accurate scanning at distances

  • Reads damaged or poorly printed barcodes

  • Reads multiple barcodes with a single scan

  • Analyzes more complex data

  • Interactive barcode selection

  • Scene configuration

  • Better performance in poor lighting conditions

  • Codabar

  • Code 39

  • Code 93

  • Code 128

  • EAN-8/JAN

  • EAN-13/JAN

  • Interleaved 2 of 5

  • RSS

  • UPC-A

  • UPC-E

  • Codablock A

  • Codablock F

  • Code 11

  • GS1 DataBar

  • Hong Kong 2 of 5 (China Post)

  • Matrix 2 of 5

  • MSI (Modified Plessey)

  • NEC 2 of 5

  • Straight 2 of 5

  • Telepen

  • Trioptic

  • Aztec Code

  • Data Matrix

  • MaxiCode

  • PDF417

  • QR Code

  • 2D Decode

  • Composite Code

  • Micro QR Code

  • MicroPDF417

C820

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C860

End-user pays $5.99/Mo.*



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* Paid by end user through Apple's App Store or the Google Play Store.

Get started with SocketCam C820 or C860 today.

The New Speed of Simplicity

Using a smartphone or tablet camera for data capture provides a new level of flexibility, speed, and simplicity to daily scanning activities. The SocketCam C820 enables user-friendly 1D/2D barcode scanning capabilities for your customers without any additional hardware, regardless of industry.

One Integration for All Your Apps

One integration with CaptureSDK acts as an insurance policy for your business, ensuring any Socket Mobile solution works seamlessly with all your apps.